IFSA: Edinburgh - University of Edinburgh

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Study abroad with the Institute for Study Abroad at the University of Edinburgh! Whether you're drawn to Edinburgh to study literature where J.K. Rowling wrote or to pursue philosophy at the university where David Hume studied, you are sure to fin... read more

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Yes definitely! Studying abroad is an amazing experience no matter where you go but Edinburgh is definitely unique. I learned a lot about Scotland and the UK from classes, travel and the people. I definitely want to travel more in the future. - Tufts University View Entire Review
Past Review Fun In Edinburgh
It was extremely worthwhile. I became more outgoing, relaxed and confident. - Tufts University View Entire Review
It was an incredible experience to be able to see Europe at such length. Weekend trips to other countries and an extended spring break trip really allowed me to see tons of Europe. - Vanderbilt University View Entire Review
100% worthwhile - Tufts University View Entire Review
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My abroad experience was absolutely worth it. I had such a fantastic time throughout my entire time in Scotland. Spending this much time in another country truly forces you to become more independent and evaluate the way you perceive and approach your understanding of one's role as an American in the international community. Goi... - Vassar College View Entire Review
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This was absolutely a worthwhile experience- there were a few hang-ups I had with the academic process not being challenging, but Edinburgh's spirit and charm more than made up for it. I gained an appreciation for the beauty of the scottish countryside and history,and I also gained the ability to be independent in a country whe... - Tufts University View Entire Review

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Study abroad with the Institute for Study Abroad at the University of Edinburgh! Whether you're drawn to Edinburgh to study literature where J.K. Rowling wrote or to pursue philosophy at the university where David Hume studied, you are sure to find inspiration in the hallowed halls of the university and the cobbled streets of the city.

What the University of Edinburgh has to offer

•A renowned university founded in 1583 in a glorious city dominated by Edinburgh Castle

•A member of Britain's Russell Group of universities, similar to the Ivy League

•Known for academic excellence and as an international research center

•The third largest library in the U.K.

•University facilities include cafeterias, shops, bars and entertainment venues

•More than 200 societies and 60 sports clubs

•The largest student orientation in the country, Freshers' Week

•Excellent computer support across all disciplines

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Architecture
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Arabic Language and Literature
  • Celtic Languages, Literature
  • British Literature
  • Liberal Arts, General Studies
  • Biology and Biomedical Sciences
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Earth Science
  • Archeology
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Music
  • Health Professions
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Clinical Sciences
  • Practical Nursing
  • Business
  • Commerce
  • Accounting
Minimum GPA:
3.0
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IFSA Scholarships

Any student applying to an IFSA-Butler program can apply for our general scholarship awards, which are $500 for a summer program, $1,500 for semester study, and $2,000 for the full year. We also offer special opportunities such as First Generation College Student scholarships and a Fill the GAP study abroad savings program that matches contributions up to $1,000.

$2,000

Deadlines:
Coincides with program deadlines

Guidelines/Requirements:
Any student who applies for an IFSA-Butler program may apply for a scholarship by completing a scholarship application. This is separate from the general IFSA-Butler program application.

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